The most compelling photos from September 10-16, 2016.
Syrian men carry babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on September 11, 2016.
Air strikes have killed dozens in rebel-held parts of Syria before a US-Russia truce deal took effect on September 12. A fragile cease-fire has generally held for more than four days across Syria since the deal was implemented.
New York - Hillary Clinton
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to the press as she leaves her daughter’s apartment building after resting on September 11, 2016 in New York City.
Clinton departed from a remembrance ceremony on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks after feeling “overheated,” but was later doing “much better,” her campaign said. It was later revealed Clinton had pneumonia.
France - Llava spray
A molten lava spray from the eruption of “The Peak of the Furnace” (Le Piton de la Fournaise) on the eastern side of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, September 11, 2016.
Kenya - Crocodile
A large crocodile eats a Thompson gazelle during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve on September 14, 2016.
India - Devotees gather
Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea to immerse idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 15, 2016.
China - Super Typhoon Meranti
Residents clean up a flooded street in Xiamen, in China’s eastern Fujian province after Typhoon Meranti made landfall on September 15, 2016.
Parts of Taiwan came to a standstill on September 15 as the typhoon brought the strongest winds in 21 years, while China issued a red alert for waves as the storm bore down on the mainland.
Flight 93 National Memorial
Pennsylvania National Guard Private Edward Noon, 22, kneels to say a prayer during a luminaria service at the Flight 93 National Memorial on September 10, 2016 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
The country marked the 15th anniversary of American Airlines Flight 93 crashing into a field outside Shanksville, PA with 40 passengers and 4 hijackers aboard, along with attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.
U.S. Open - Angelique Kerber
Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts after defeating Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their 2016 US Open Women’s Singles final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on September 10, 2016.
Shanghai - Peking Opera
Chinese actors prepare to perform the outdoor Peking Opera in Zhujiajiao on the outskirts of Shanghai on September 10, 2016.
Instead of the full 18-hour long show, which was presented in 1999 at New Yorks Lincoln Center Festival, the Zhujiajiao performance is condensed to only 60 minutes.
Rio - Parolympics swimming
Cristopher Tronco of Mexico enters the water at the start of the men’s 50m breaststroke - SB2 final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 14, 2016.
Mount Mercy - Haj pilgrimage
Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 11, 2016.
Water jetboarding veteran
U.S. military veteran Joshua Alves shoots out of the ocean on a water jetboard as part of an event by Warrior Passion, a charity that helps U.S. veterans, and Jetpack America to assist veterans in overcoming their challenges through shared adventure and fun in San Diego, California, September 14, 2016.
Tracy Armentano and her boyfriend from Connecticut lost a friend in the World Trade Center on 9/11 and come every year to ground zero on the anniversary. On September 11, 2016, the country marked the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Donald Trump and Jimmy Fallon
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has his hair tousled by host Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” in New York City on September 15, 2016.
India - Train crash
Pakistani residents gather beside the wreckage at the site of the collision of two trains on the outskirts of Multan on September 15, 2016.
At least four people were killed and more than 100 injured when two trains collided in central Pakistan early on September 15, officials said. The accident occurred near the city of Multan around 2:30am when the Karachi-bound “Awami Express” passenger train rammed into a goods train which had stopped after running over a man crossing the railway track.
Kazakhstan - Eid al-Adha
A butcher carries a sheep for slaughtering to mark Kurban-Ait, also known as Eid al-Adha, in the Central Mosque in Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 12, 2016.
A koala soaked by floodwaters
A koala soaked by floodwaters sits atop a fence post to escape the deluge in the town of Stirling in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, September 14, 2016
Spain - Free movement protest
People take part in a performance which simulates the sinking of a dinghy with immigrants as they sail from Europe to Africa, during a protest in favor of the free movement of persons at the borders in the Mediterranean Sea at La Malagueta beach in Malaga, southern Spain, September 11, 2016.
(L) Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields, 21, reacts after winning the 96th Miss America Pageant inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey September 11, 2016.
Muslim pilgrims arrive to throw pebbles at pillars during the “Jamarat” ritual, the stoning of Satan, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, on September 12, 2016.
Pilgrims pelt pillars symbolizing the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj as Muslims worldwide mark the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God’s command in the holy city of Mecca.
Indian people cross marshland area on the bank of river Yaumna after flood waters receded at the Sangam area in Allahabad on September 13, 2016.
Kansas City Chiefs Marcus Peters
Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters raises his fist in the air as the National Anthem plays before Sunday’s football game against the San Diego Chargers on Sept. 11, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Peters was one of several athletes in the past week who have showed support for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest over racial justice.
New York - Police shooting
Police investigate the scene where a man was shot by police in Manhattan, New York, September 15, 2016.
The man, who was in critical but stable condition, was shot in midtown Manhattan after attacking an NYPD officer with a meat cleaver during rush hour.
Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles
Protesters demonstrate against the controversial Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Los Angeles, September 13, 2016.
A man in a balaclava jumps over burning debris during a protest against the recent killings in Indian-held Kashmir on September 12, 2016.
Hot air balloon
A hot air balloon carrying tourists is pictured during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve on September 14, 2016.
Hillary Clinton in a field
A giant portrait of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ploughed out bu Dario Gambarin’s tractor in a field in Castagneto, near Verona, northern Italy, September 13, 2016.
Dario Gambarin, a land artist living near Verona carved up 27 thousand square meters of field to create a huge work of art depicting Clinton together with the slogan “You Must. You Can.” Gambarin used 6 meters of nylon to portray Hillary’s eyes. This piece of land art took about 8 hours of work on the tractor to create.
NS whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks made his case for a presidential pardon on Wednesday in a teleconference from his exile in Russia, just two days before the Hollywood movie about his experience is released publicly via video link during a news conference in New York City, September 14, 2016.
Apple's iPhone 7
Ayano Tominaga (R) and another customer pose with their new Apple’s iPhone 7 after purchasing them at the Apple Store at Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district in Japan, September 16, 2016.
A demonstrator with her face painted in green, sits atop a traffic light as French riot police secure the area during a protest against the controversial labor reforms of the French government in Paris on September 15, 2016.
French riot police fired teargas and stun grenades during clashes in Paris with opponents of labor reforms who threw molotov cocktails, the latest outbreak of violence over the controversial new laws.
Yemen - Malnourished boy
A malnourished boy lies on a bed at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Houdieda, Yemen September 9, 2016.
Yemen’s civil war and endemic poverty has had a devastating effect on children in the country.
Britain - Farage and James
Outgoing leader Nigel Farage (L) awkwardly embraces new leader of the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) Diane James (R) as she is introduced at the UKIP Autumn Conference in Bournemouth, on the southern coast of England, September 16, 2016.
Diane James was announced as UKIP’s new leader on September 16 to replace Nigel Farage after he made the shock decision to quit as leader of the UK Independence Party, following victory in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union.
A boy walks past the carcass of a male elephant who forest officials suspected to have died after eating paddy sprayed with pesticides in a field in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India on September 10, 2016.
India - Onam festival
An Indian Theyyam artist with his face painted waits to perform during the Kummati Kali as part of the annual Onam festival celebrations in Thrissur district of southern Kerala state on September 15, 2016.
The Theyyam worship rituals are part of a several thousand year-old tradition celebrated in Kerala state.
Bangladesh factory explosion
Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a garment packaging factory in the Tongi industrial area on September 10, 2016 outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.
At least 24 people died in an explosion at the Tampaco Foils factory and another 50 were injured.